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2008-2009 Academic Calendar

Faculty Obligation Period: August 18, 2008 - May 22, 2009

Fall Semester 2008
August 22, 2008, Friday Welcome Weekend Begins
August 25, 2008, Monday, 8 AM Instruction Begins
September 1, 2008, Monday Labor Day (1)
September 2, 2008, Tuesday, 5 PM Add Period Ends
September 12, 2008, Friday, 5 PM Late Add Period Ends
September 17, 2008, Wednesday Constitution Day; Class in Session.
September 23, 2008, Tuesday, 5 PM Full Semester Course Drop Period Ends(2)
October 11, 2008, Saturday, 5 PM Mid-Term (1st Quarter Ends)
October 13 & 14, 2008, Monday  & Tuesday Mid-Semester Break (1)
October 13, 2008, Monday, 4 PM Student Progress Evaluations Due in            Registrar’s Office
October 15, 2008, Wednesday, 8 AM Instruction Resumes
October 31, 2008, Friday, 5 PM   Deadline to Withdraw without
  Department Chair Permission
November 25, 2008, Tuesday, 10 PM Thanksgiving Recess Begins (1)
December 1, 2008, Monday, 8 AM Instruction Resumes
December 1, 2008, Monday, 5 PM Withdrawal Period Ends
December 6, 2008, Saturday, 5 PM Regular Course Schedule Ends (3) (2nd Quarter Ends)
December 8, 2008, Monday, 8 AM Final Exam Period Begins
December 13, 2008, Saturday, 5 PM Final Exam Period Ends (Semester Ends)
December 19, 2008, Friday, 4PM Grades Due From Faculty
Spring Semester 2009
January 23, 2009, Friday Welcome Weekend Begins
January 26, 2009, Monday, 8 AM Instruction Begins
February 2, 2009, Monday, 5 PM Add Period Ends
February 13, 2009, Friday, 5 PM Late Add Period Ends
February 23, 2009, Monday, 5 PM Full Semester Course Drop Period Ends(2)
March 14, 2009, Saturday, 5 PM Spring Recess Begins (1) Mid-Term (3rd Quarter Ends)
March 16, 2009, Monday, 4 PM Student Progress Evaluations Due in Registrar’s Office
March 23, 2009, Monday, 8 AM Instruction Resumes
April 10, 2009, Friday, 5 PM Deadline to Withdraw without Department Chair Permission
April 15, 2009, Wednesday, 8 AM–5 PM Scholars Day (1)
April 15, 2009, Wednesday, 5 PM–11 PM Classes in Session
April 24, 2009, Friday, 3 PM Honors & Awards Ceremony
May 1, 2009, Friday, 5 PM Withdrawal Period Ends
May 9, 2009, Saturday, 5 PM Regular Course Schedule Ends (3) (4th Quarter Ends)
May 11, 2009, Monday, 8 AM Final Exam Period Begins
May 16, 2009, Saturday, 5 PM Final Exam Period Ends (Semester Ends)
May 16, 2009, Saturday Commencement
May 22, 2009, Friday, 4 PM Grades Due From Faculty

M.W.F. Classes (from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM) are 60 minutes and length with 15 minutes between classes.

T.R. Classes (from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM) are 90 minutes in length with 15 minutes between classes.

(1) Classes Suspended

(2) See the Schedule of Classes for Refund Schedule and Quarter Course Drop Schedule

(3) According to the College Policy, no examinations may be given during the last week of classes

Under section 224-A of the Education Law of the State of New York, absence from class for religious beliefs is excused, and the opportunity to make up work is provided.